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Title: The Case for a Titan Geophysical Network Mission
Primary Author: Ralph Lorenz
Secondary Author(s): Terry Hurford, Bruce Bills, Frank Sohl, James Roberts, Christophe Sotin, Hauke Hussmann
Institution: Johns Hopkins University/
Applied Physics Laboratory
Date: July 28, 2009
Summary: Notes the science value of a network of small inexpensive landers focussed on Titan geophysics and that if appropriate radioisotope sources are available, this mission could be affordable under New Frontiers.
Panel Selection: Satellites: Galilean satellites, Titan, and the other satellites of the giant planets.
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